Decentralised, reader-centric, diverse; Markus Dohle on five years of PRH

Penguin Random House is marking its fifth anniversary since the merger that formed the publisher in 2013. Its global c.e.o. Markus Dohle discusses its achievements, and its plans for the future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff

'Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,' Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Latin America Top Priority for PRH, says Markus Dohle

Latin America is a priority for Penguin Random House, says CEO Markus Dohle. Mexico is driving growth in the region, and print and digital books continue to co-exist. The post Latin America Top Priority for PRH, says Markus Dohle appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lindsay Literary Agency sponsors diversity scholarship for third year

The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a diversity scholarship for a third year, with the successful applicant getting a place at the Virtual Writers' Weekend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 16:16:51 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH to maintain 'very cost and cash-conscious approach' in wake of pandemic

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has warned staff the publisher may need to tighten its belt in its approach to publishing facing "the difficult times ahead". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:28:40 UTC ]
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Dohle seeks to reassure PRH staffers as US colleagues told to go home

Markus Dohle, chief executive officer for Penguin Random House, has shared a note to reassure staff worldwide that the safeguarding of their health is its "highest priority", at the same time as staff in its US offices, in New York, Colorado Springs and Emeryville, were told to "plan for today... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 03:08:10 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH ‘well on its way’ to reducing carbon emissions 20% by 2025

Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House c.e.o., has said Penguin Random House is "well on its way" to reducing its carbon emissions by 20% by 2025, after parent company Bertelsmann declared its goal to be "climate neutral" by 2030. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 12:34:10 UTC ]
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PRH's Dohle Touts Acquisitions, Worldwide Growth in Annual Letter

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle’s annual letter to company employees emphasized the acquisitions the publisher has made across the publishing world this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong performance by PRH as Bertelsmann records highest first half for 12 years

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first half for 12 years with €8.6bn group revenues, with PRH’s successful performance attributed to “strong bestsellers, high growth rates in audio formats, and acquisitions”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 03:19:02 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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50 Years of Literary Activism: The WLT Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists The Editors of WLT Earlier this summer, the editors of WLT invited more than two dozen writers to nominate one book, published since 1969, that most influenced their extraliterary commitments, along with a brief statement explaining their... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-07-31 20:17:00 UTC ]
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PRH US launches Reader Loyalty Programme

Penguin Random House in the US has launched a 'Reader Rewards Loyalty Program', a free promotional initiative that lets readers earn one free book for every 12 PRH titles they purchase. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Creates Reader Loyalty Program

Under the program, readers who buy PRH books in any format will be able to collect points for purchases made at online or physical stores. After they collect 120 points, customers are eligible to receive a free book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH battle it out for The British Book of the Year trade awards

Hachette and Penguin Random House are leading The British Book Awards’ trade shortlists with 11 nominations each, with Hachette managing hat-tricks in both the Imprint and Publisher of the Year categories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH marks five years of Murder Most Unladylike with hardback edition

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s is celebrating the fifth anniversary of Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike with a signed hardback edition of the first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins gets BITC diversity acclaim for a second year

HarperCollins has been named as one of 70 employers on Business in the Community’s Best Employers for Race listing, for a second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish 'Silence of the Lambs' author's first novel in 13 years

Thomas Harris, author of The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, is returning after more than a decade with a new novel, to be published by Cornerstone imprint William Heinemann next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

Penguin Random House has partnered with the publishing diversity group on a social media campaign as a part of its support for Banned Books Week, held this year September 23-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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